10 Tools for Understanding and Dissecting an Industry

Databoard for Research

Whether you’re a startup founder, angel investor or VC, you’ve probably had the need to quickly understand an industry. Dissect the supply and value chain, understand how money flows and what companies are playing in each category. Wouldn’t it be great if you could quickly understand what’s going in mobile gaming, SaaS, marketplaces, etc? Continue Reading

New LumaScapes Organize Digital Funding and Online Gaming

Gaming lumascape thumbnail

Last week, LumaPartners released the Gaming Lumascape, capturing the various components of this booming industry, which is estimated at $21 billion in revenue in 2011 according to this KMPG report. From console manufactures to game developer studios, physical distribution in Bestbuy to gaming portals, the gaming industry encompasses hundreds of startups and billions in funding. Continue Reading

Save and Print These LumaScapes to Get a Grasp on Digital Media [Infographics]

Commerce LumaScape Infographic

LumaPartners, a US-based consulting firm, has created a series of infographics that chart the various vertical of the digital media industry including display advertising, mobile, commerce, search, social, and video. Dubbed LUMAscapes, each infographic provides a breakdown of the players in the vertical, by category Continue Reading